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Do You Like Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?

Do You Like Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?

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So let's settle this once and for all. Do any of you like Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl? Do you like them more then the original Diamond and Pearl? Do you like them more than Pokémon Sword and Shield?

I obviously like these games a lot. More than the original Diamond and Pearl and more than Pokémon Sword and Shield, but that doesn't mean they are bad games at all.

I really enjoyed playing these games a lot and nothing will change my mind on that.

So do you like Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl? Let me know below.
 

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Yes, I like BD/SP a lot. I think it is the best Pokemon game in a long time.

The game is vastly superior to the original Diamond and Pearl, and I like it at least as much as Platinum (if not more). I also prefer BD/SP over all the other 3DS and Switch Pokemon games (XY, ORAS, SM, USUM, LGPE, SwSh+DLC).

In short, I think BD/SP is one of the best Pokemon games, and a much needed breath of fresh air.
 
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I like it. I definitely enjoy it more than I did the original DP and for the most part I'd take it over Platinum too. It's a fun, enjoyable game and the QOL features make it a lot easier to enjoy for me than DPPt. I like SWSH a lot more, but that's currently either my favorite or second favorite game in the series, so beating it was always going to be a high bar for me.
 

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This is the first Pokémon game I truly enjoyed in a long time. I like it so much better than every 3DS and Switch game.
Maybe because it's based on DP which were already some of my favorites.
It has some flaws (the exp scaling is bad, and the foggy effect on the overworld is very annoying) but it's miles better than SwSh and the originals
 

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It's certainly not the greatest Pokémon game I've ever played, but man, I haven't enjoyed a Pokémon game this much since Gen 5. Very pleased to have given this one the fair chance that many early "critics" didn't.
 

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Yes I do. It is a bummer I still don't get to have the Platinum experience with these new games, but I gladly add them to my collection. Plus, it is one more Pokemon game I can play on the Switch.

That being said, I still like Sword/ Shield a bit more.
 

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they're ok, i think. i also didn't have an issue with the original D/P games, so that probably helped my opinion of the remakes. also, chibi graphics are cool.

there's definitely things that can be improved upon, but i don't think they actively hindered my experience or anything with the exception of the downgrade of secret bases.

i like swsh a hair more, btw. raids and the ease of shiny hunting in those games wins me over lol
 

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considering that the games these are based on are among the best in the series, there really isn't much they could do wrong. yeah, i like them. i'd even say they're better than Sword & Shield. they're also better than DP, but that doesn't matter because Platinum exists. I still consider Platinum the superior game, and it'll continue to be my go-to Sinnoh game. for this reason, i probably won't ever come back to BDSP after my current playthrough
 

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I did at first. I don't like them anymore. They're way too hard at the end. I prefer easier games (though not so easy that it's boring).
 

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Love it. My Starly is super loyal, and is able to pull through against many tough opponents!
 
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My only complaint is that they changed Commander Mars's reference to Lucas and Dawn. She doesn’t refer to the pair as a "Lovey-Dovey couple to the rescue". She only says that it’s "cute", and the pair is "playing".
 

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I really liked them.

Would I have liked more of the features from Platinum? Yes. But I still very much enjoyed reliving the nostalgia on the big Switch screen, I'm happy that they didn't shy away from challenging the fans this time around (especially with the E4/Cynthia!), and believe me, I would not have been happy if they'd actually tried to do a Gen VIII retcon & then pulled some sort of multiverse explanation out of their asses for why Dynamax is in Sinnoh even though it was all but confirmed in SwSh that it was a phenomenon unique to Galar.

In that regard, I'm actually kind of glad they said "If it ain't broken, don't fix it".
 

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I like these games so far. I've had Shining Pearl for about a week now and I can't seem to put it down. This is the first Pokemon game I've played since the original Diamond and Pearl back on DS so I can't really compare them to very many other Pokemon games.
 
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